Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks beat the Reds 3-1 with his arm and bat in Cincinnati. Hendricks had as many hits, three, as he gave up in eight-plus innings.
He also drove in a pair of runs with a second-inning double. Kris Bryant scored on a Willson Contreras sac-fly for the other Chicago run.
The Cubs have won six of their last seven.
Joey Votto homered for Cincinnati’s run. Tanner Roark took the loss, allowing three runs in five innings. The Reds have lost two in-a-row.